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Autonomous technologies: an uncertain and evolving risk landscape

Autonomous technologies: an uncertain and evolving risk landscape

By Mukadder Erdoenmez, Head International Casualty, Europe, AXA XL Propelled by massive investments and impressive technological advances, autonomous vehicles are quickly becoming more numerous and capable, and appear in a wider variety of settings. Today, mobile autonomy applications include semi-autonomous to fully self-driving cars, taxis, buses and trucks operating on public roads; shuttle vans moving

Uber buys startup Mighty AI to push for self-driving tech

Mighty AI specialises in computer vision Close on the heels of Apple acquiring self-driving tech startup Drive.ai, Uber has announced the acquisition of Seattle based startup Mighty AI to boost its efforts for autonomous driving technology. Mighty AI uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to detect and identify objects for autonomous vehicles. While the terms

Bosch to reduce carbon footprint to zero by 2020

For the Bosch Group, the 2018 business year was a successful one. The company increased its sales revenue to a record 78.5 billion euros. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) from operations reached 5.5 billion euros. In spite of heavy upfront investments in areas such as the electrification and automation of mobility, EBIT margin from

Modest AI Implementation Progress in the Automotive Sector: Capgemini Research

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found that just 10% of major automotive companies are implementing artificial intelligence (AI) projects at scale, with many falling short of an opportunity that could increase operating profit by up to 16%. The research also shows that fewer automotive companies are implementing AI than was the

Travelport Appoints TCS as its Primary Technology Partner

Travelport named Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as its primary technology partner. TCS is a part of the Tata Group and a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization with over 378,000 highly trained IT consultants in 45 countries. The appointment of TCS follows an extensive selection process during which several of the world’s premier IT

TCS and Gfi Informatique Unveil Smart City Technology

TCS and Gfi Informatique, a major vendor of value-added IT services and software announced a Proof of Concept for the City of Belfort, France using big data analytics to optimize urban bus transportation. The solution is a collaboration between the city’s Board of Public Transportation, Gfi Informatique and TCS. It will support Belfort’s smart city

IBM And Panasonic Automotive Join Hands

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America  announced the introduction of the Panasonic Cognitive Infotainment platform designed to provide OEMs and fleet providers a set of cognitive vehicle solutions combining Panasonic’s market leading infotainment expertise with IBM’s Watson and cloud technologies. The platform leverages Watson cognitive capabilities, including deep natural language processing and understanding, to answer questions

Girnar Soft acqui-hires Drishya360s

Girnar Soft, recently announced the acquisition of Drishya360s Software in a cash-plus-stock deal. With the deal, all employees of Drishya360s will join Girnar Soft. Founded in 2010 by Shashanka Adiga, Drishya360s is a premier photography and video production, augmented reality, virtual reality, and web-designing and hosting firm. With the acquisition, Girnar Soft will build interactive

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